Toyota Corolla hatchback at the New York auto show

Toyota is debuting the 2019 Corolla Hatchback in the Big Apple at the 2018 New York International Auto Show. A small car with a hatch, technologically savvy, stylish beyond its size, the hatchback, comes in two trim levels; SE or XSE. As is the case with most Toyotas there is a slew of standard features [...]

2016 Cadillac CT6 unveil New York auto show

New York - Does the ultra-luxury segment have room for another vehicle? Johan de Nysschen is betting they do. Mercedes-Benz S-class, BMW 7-series, and Audi A8 are hoping he’s wrong. De Nysschen is Cadillac’s newest President and well known in the auto industry as the person responsible for turning Audi around. It was why Carlos [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com April 18, 2014

Good morning Warren and Friends and New York City! The mood of the New York show was good, but there weren't that many journalists at the show. New York is the home of the fashion industry and the last U.S. show of the year so the show is more like a party with lots of [...]

Renault, Nissan’s CEO, Carlos Ghosn, on Renault, Nissan, and Datsun on Driving the Nation

While the Paris auto show begins in gloomy weather and a gloomy economic outlook Carlos Ghosn, CEO, Renault, Nissan, and Datsun, took time back in April 2012 to talk to a small group of journalists about the economy in Japan and Europe. Lou Ann Hammond, the CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, was one of those journalists. There are [...]

Terrafugia’s Transition with Dr. Carl Dietrich on the John Batchelor radio show

Terrafugia on the John Batchelor Radio Show John Batchelor, the host of the John Batchelor radio show and Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, talked to Dr. Carl Dietrich, creator of Terrafugia's Transition airplane/car. Batchelor and Hammond have talked about Dietrich's Terrafugia since 2006. The flying car or driving plane was finally shown at the 2012 [...]

Tom Baloga, BMW of North America New York

Tom Baloga, Vice President, Engineering, BMW of North America talked to me about the alternative energy vehicles BMW is bringing out. Baloga said that BMW has the lowest CO2 fleet performance of any premium automaker in Europe. Baloga said that the new BMW X6 active hybrid will come out later this year with a lithium-ion [...]